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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] Is it time to say goodbye to dear friend GC v4?
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 20:38:13 GMT


Rana Dasgupta wrote:
> If the code is not being exercised by day to day tests and maintained, 
> or if
> we are not developing it,  we can drop it I think. GCV4.1 is in the first
> category, and GCV5 the second. GCV4 doesn't fit either. Dropping it doesn't
> stop one from pulling it out of an old svn revision for personal use.

I don't grok what you mean -  gcv4.1 is our main GC right now, right?

geir

> 
> Thanks,
> Rana
> 
> On 11/2/06, Ivan Volosyuk <ivan.volosyuk@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I would like to know the opinion of Artem, Salikh and Alexey
>> Ignatenko. They have used the GC and may have reasons to keep it.
>>
>> As for me, I occasionally use it (GCv4) and a modified version of
>> GCv4.1 (which can help detect heap access via lost pointers). Most of
>> the time I prefer second one, but sometimes it is helpful to run with
>> completely different code base. I didn't try GCv5 yet. If it stable I
>> will switch to it.
>>
>> -- 
>> Ivan
>>
>> On 11/2/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> > Is there any reason to keep this around in the main branch?
>>
> 

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